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Lebanon’s first wind farm on track

When Energy and Water Minister Cesar Abi Khalil signed the contract February to construct the country’s first wind farm in north Lebanon’s Akkar, local residents expressed concerns about possible negative effects, but today, some of that fear has since abated. “Generating power using the sun and wind are productive projects…

Three wind farms in Lebanon’s Akkar region get licensed

The Council of Ministers approved three permits for private companies to operate wind turbines for electricity. The permits will be operated by Hawa Akkar, Sustainable Akkar, and Lebanon Wind Power. They will be used for the production of 200 megawatts (MW) of wind power, according to Pierre Khoury, Chairman of…